FIFTH GENERATIONMoses MURPHY was born in Ireland in abt. 1794. The 1880 Census, Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Lists his son, John K's father and mother birthplace as Ireland.
In the 1830 census of Moyamensing Township, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, there were 3 free white males, and 5 females listed in the household.
In the 1850 census of Moyamensing Ward 3, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Moses is listed with only son John, and daughter Elizabeth. Moses has no profession, occupation, or trade listed, but his place of birth is listed as Ireland.
Family lore suggests he may have been an English Sea Captain.
i. Rev John Kemper MURPHY DD
ii. Elizabeth MURPHY was born in Pennsylvania in abt. 1834. Her age was listed as 16 in the August 1850 census taken in Moyamensing Ward 3, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania along with her father and her brother John.